Be a part of the resort where it all began. Imagine belonging to a team that delivers the gold standard in skiing and riding to its guests while infusing a mountain lifestyle steeped in tradition in every experience. Are you someone who never settles for second best? Take your mountain exploration to the next level and join a passionate group of people who thrive on extraordinary customer service. Come join us as we deliver unparalleled adventures in a place that is unrivaled anywhere on the planet.

Mountain Weather

Temperatures can vary but average temperatures during the winter months will fluctuate between 28ºF - 40ºF.

  • Average annual snowfall: 353 inches/897 cm
  • We do offer retail discounts to employees but do come prepared with a good pair of winter gloves, boots, hats and warm layers!

Temperatures can vary but average temperatures in the summer months are low to mid 30ºF to highs of 75ºF and above.

Vail Village


Matching the incredible mountain experience, Vail is known for its rich culinary scene, exceptional family activities, a world-class events schedule and everything else you’d expect from North America’s premier resort community. Best of all, the discoveries are within easy reach from anywhere in town. Vail is linked by three lively base areas filled with endless shops, restaurants and apres hot spots. Connected by pedestrian friendly heated streets. The Country's largest free transportation system runs frequently, making it easy to access almost anywhere in the Vail area without the hassle of operating your car. You could say the entire town is "ski in, ski out."

Things to do in Vail


No matter the season, there’s always something to do in Vail. Over 15 miles of paved recreation paths offer connections to numerous hiking and mountain biking trails. Or make a day of it at Ford Park with events and activities taking place all summer long at the Ford Amphitheater, Vail Nature Center and the new year-round Education Center at the Betty Ford Alpine Gardens, the world’s highest botanic gardens. Tennis, pickleball, soccer, softball, lacrosse, rugby, whitewater rafting and fly fishing are enjoyed here, plus an 18-hole championship golf course. Vail’s custom-designed children’s playgrounds and an array of outdoor public art provide additional discovery. Or, drop into Vail’s new skatepark designed by local skaters. During the winter, Nordic and snowshoe trails provide a peaceful outing against the backdrop of the Gore Range. For a complete list of town activities, visit

Life in Vail (FAQ)



How Big Is Vail Mountain?

  • Vail is 5,289 skiable acres, 195 trails, 31 chair lifts and 7 bowls. The base elevation is 8,120 feet and the peak elevation is 11,750 feet. It’s the third largest single mountain ski resort.

Who Visits Vail?

  • The highest concentration of skier visits from the New York area. Vail plays host to international skier visits all throughout the season, with the highest concentration of visits from Mexico, Australia and Brazil.

When Can I Get My Ski Pass?

  • YOUR SKI PASS will be ready to pick up 1-2 business days after you fill out all of your paperwork. You will need your ski pass to clock in and out for work. Please note that you will not be able to ski or snowboard at any of our resorts until you have completed your paperwork, so come in as soon as you get the go ahead from your supervisor or manager!

I-9 Important Forms:

  • As per federal law, all employees must provide documents that establish their eligibility to work in the United States. If you do not bring these documents to your paperwork session, you will not be able to begin work. Here is a list of some document that will fulfill this requirement: passport or Driver’s license and social security card or driver’s license and valid birth certificate. You MUST go to Human Resources with Valid IDS, BEFORE your start date.

How Can I Get Paid?

  • Direct deposit, physical check or pay card.

Do I Need A Car?

  • East Vail, West Vail and Vail do not require a car. Eagle-Vail, Avon, and Edwards you may need a car or ride the bus. Minturn and Eagle require a car or bus.

Become A Local:

  • Attend a Yeti Hockey game, explore the outlying towns, go check out the Colorado ski museum, go bike skiing, ski the Minturn mile, or take an avalanche class!

How Much Is This Going To Cost?

  • Be prepared to financially spend a good chunk of money on getting out here and settled.